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Foilmore to Cahersiveen

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This route is for our 10 Day/9 Night itinerary, including the spur to Cahersiveen. Please use this, followed by "Cahersiveen to Waterville", in place of "Foilmore to Waterville".
easy
Distance 9 km
2:30 h
108 m
108 m
85 m
6 m

Head into the Ferta valley, cross over the Carhan River and circle the base of Bentee while enjoying spectacular views to the wild Atlantic before arriving at Cahersiveen, principle town of the Skellig Kerry Peninsula.

Alternatively, and not mapped here, you can turn left before reaching Cahersiveen onto a track and follow the path around the base of Bentee Mountain.  

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Taylor St John
Update: July 25, 2018
Difficulty
easy
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Highest point
85 m
Lowest point
6 m
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This route is used in the following itineraries:

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Start

Foilmore (20 m)
Coordinates:
OSI Grid
V 52617 82088
DD
51.971834, -10.145418
DMS
51°58'18.6"N 10°08'43.5"W
UTM
29U 421318 5758525
w3w 
///nuisance.bandaged.uncrowded

Destination

Cahersiveen

Turn-by-turn directions

These maps and routes are designed to be used in conjunction with our traditional documentation. We have recently embarked on a conversion initiative to bring the two elements together, and this itinerary will be covered in due course.

In the meantime, using the two elements alongside each other should go a long way to ensure you have a safe, enjoyable and problem free day.

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Coordinates

OSI Grid
V 52617 82088
DD
51.971834, -10.145418
DMS
51°58'18.6"N 10°08'43.5"W
UTM
29U 421318 5758525
w3w 
///nuisance.bandaged.uncrowded
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
9 km
Duration
2:30 h
Ascent
108 m
Descent
108 m
Highest point
85 m
Lowest point
6 m

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